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Record 21386

Reading Experience:

'During the next few weeks I spent a good many troubled, speculative, exciting hours with the little volume clasped in my hands.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 29 Dec 1893 and 29 Mar 1970
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Lake District
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Vera Brittain
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 29 Dec 1893
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Olive Schreiner
Title: The Story of an African Farm
Genre: Fiction, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 21386  
Source - Print  
  Author: Vera Brittain
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Testament of Youth
  Place of Publication: Great Britain
  Date of Publication: 1978
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 84
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Vera Brittain, Testament of Youth (Great Britain, 1978), p. 84,, accessed: 02 March 2024

Additional comments:

This book was sent as a gift to Vera Brittain when she was on holiday in the Lake District.



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